CASEing the Catty #134 – Babies & Kids

It’s been wonderful to see all the CASEing the Catty projects this month over on our Facebook page.  Thanks to everyone who has been entering the challenge and sharing their creativity!

Ready for a new theme?

This week we’re CASEing the Babies & Kids section of the Annual Catalogue.

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There’s only one set in this section that I don’t own – can you guess which one???  It’s on my wishlist, so might appear shortly!

When I first saw the Annual Catalogue at OnStage I knew that I {had to have} the ‘A Little Wild’ stamp set and coordinating Little Loves Framelits dies.

I have 3 variations of the same project to share today that were inspired by towel decoration in the photo above, the mobile we have in our toy room and a cute card I saw on Pinterest.

CASEing the Catty #134 Babies & Kids | kelly kent

I’m loving playing with the new DSP.  If I had to choose a favourite, at this moment, it’s easily the Coffee Break DSP – such lovely patterns & colours!

I used the Coffee Break DSP for the elephant mobile …

CASEing the Catty #134 Babies & Kids | kelly kent

The bear mobile uses Whole Lot of Lovely. Color Theory & Birthday Memories DSP…

CASEing the Catty #134 Babies & Kids | kelly kent

And the lion mobiles uses the Whole Lot of Lovely & Delightful Daisy DSP…

CASEing the Catty #134 Babies & Kids | kelly kent

Cards like this are a great way to use your DSP scraps.

And all that ribbon that tends to build up in a beautiful array of colours!

I’ve used three new offerings from the new catalogue – Pool Party Shimmer Ribbon, Crushed Curry Mini Chevron Ribbon & Calypso Coral Ombre Ribbon.

There’s over 50 new ribbons, trims & twines in the Annual Catalogue!!!  So much prettiness!


For more prettiness, hop on to the lovely Bronwyn Eastley to see her project inspired by the Babies & Kids section of the Annual Catalogue…

And be sure to join the fun on our Facebook page!

Wishing you a lovely week!


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{LOVE} Paper? Read on…

Pretty patterned paper is always one of my favourite new catalogue products!

I have a wonderful collection and like to use it regularly!

Nothing brightens up a card like a piece of DSP!!!

But, of course with 14 new designs in the catalogue (actually 15 if you count the Fresh Floral In Colour stack), that’s a lot of DSP to collect.

Of course, buying full packs of each design add a substantial cost to your wishlist!

I’d like to help out by coordinating a paper share.

You’ll get 102 sheets of beautiful new DSP in 6″x6″ size.  All for the low cost of $43.

Postage is available Australia wide for just $7 if required (total cost of the paper share with postage is $50).

Each paper share includes at least one of each design in each pack, except specialty packs where designs will be allocated randomly.

Random allocation of specialty papers enabled me to keep the costs low.

The Fresh Florals Paper Stack is not including in this DSP share.  

But all the designs shown below are!

2017 DSP Share | kelly kent

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People often tell me how much they love participating in paper shares.  They end up with paper that they never thought they’d love – but they do!  They have a range of colours & designs on hand for any occasion.  And it’s a great way to work out which designs you’d like to buy a full pack of.

The 6″x6″ sheets are a great size.  You get one full standard card front, plus a strip for another card or project, or you can keep at 6″ size and create 3D projects.

Sound like something that will get this new catalogue started in style for you???

Fill in your details below and I’ll contact you to finalise the details:

This paper share is open to Australian residents, including Stampin’ Up! demonstrators.

You’re going to love having so much paper to play with!

 

ESAD Blog Hop – 2017 Annual Catalogue Sneak Peek

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There’s lots of excited Stampin’ Up! demonstrators and customers this week, because we’re only a few sleeps away from the release of the 2017-2018 Annual Catalogue!

To spread some more of that excitement, a group of demonstrators from the ESAD Facebook page are getting together today to participate in a Sneak Peek blog hop.

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You’re going to see lots of amazing samples as you hop around more than 20 blogs of talented Stampin’ Up! demonstrators.

If you’re already on the way then you’ve just seen the gorgeous work of my friend Lou Kitzelman.  I’ll take this opportunity to give her a big pat on the back for all the hard work she does to organise these blog hops!

And now on to my creations!

Today’s shares are all about one of the bundles you’ll be able to order in the new catalogue.

I’m feeling quite sneaky today because I have the pleasure of sharing something with you that not too many people have had the chance to play with – yet – but I know will be in the shopping carts of many on Thursday.

It’s the Circle Tab Punch and Tabs for Everything stamp set!

The Tabs for Everything Stamp Set was in our bag at the April OnStage event (so lucky!) and the Circle Tab Punch appeared in my beautiful box of products for my display stamping board for OnStage #demoperks

Apart from it’s amazing uses… cards, scrapbook pages, organisation and the new planner (!!!), one of the best things about this product set is the price!

The bundle is only $54.75 in Australia and $66.50 in New Zealand!  All new bundles in the catalogue are priced to give you a 10% discount.


I used the punch in my display board samples (see them here and here) – on it’s own and with complementary products, but as with many Stampin’ Up! products, it really comes into it’s full amazinglness when used as a coordinating set.

To show you the wonderful potential, I’ve paired it one of the new DSPs.

It’s bright & fun – you’re going to love the Pick A Pattern DSP!!!

This pattern seemed perfect for the paintbrush stamp from the Crafting Forever stamp set.

ESAD Blog Hop - 2017 Annual Catalogue Sneak Peek | kelly kent

I’ve used the tab on the edge of the centre panel for the ‘happy’ sentiment and the ‘birthday’ sentiment in the Classic Label punch.

ESAD Blog Hop - 2017 Annual Catalogue Sneak Peek | kelly kent


The colours in this DSP are gorgeous!

ESAD Blog Hop - 2017 Annual Catalogue Sneak Peek | kelly kent

For this card, I’ve used the punch negative as a little cubby for the animals – which are fussy cut from the Pick A Pattern DSP.

 

ESAD Blog Hop - 2017 Annual Catalogue Sneak Peek | kelly kent

And the ‘hello’ sentiment from the Tabs for Everything stamp set – it’s packed full of cute (and practical) little words!


The final card uses the camera/photo page from the DSP – and following that theme, I created a film strip using the stamps from the Tabs for Everything stamp set.

ESAD Blog Hop - 2017 Annual Catalogue Sneak Peek | kelly kent

With a tab pull at the end – of course!

ESAD Blog Hop - 2017 Annual Catalogue Sneak Peek | kelly kent

Did you notice the use of the Classic Label Punch in these creations?  It’s not part of the bundle, but many of the sentiments fit this punch perfectly.

I am a huge fan of the Classic Label Punch – and the ability to punch out sentiments (and get them straight!).


If that wasn’t enough to tip the Circle Tab Punch onto your wishlist, then you might be tempted about how easy it is to create catalogue tabs for your new catty!

Catalogue Tabs - Stampin' Up! 2017 Annual Catalogue | kelly kent

With just the Circle Tab Punch, 3/4″ circle and the {FREE} Catalogue Tab downloads below, you’ll be able to totally organise your catalogue!

Catalogue Tabs - Stampin' Up! 2017 Annual Catalogue | kelly kent

Print the tab labels onto Whisper White cardstock, punch using the 3/4″ circle, attach to the left side of the tab and fold in half around each page, attaching at the rectangle tab section to create a sturdy tab.

Catalogue Tabs - Stampin' Up! 2017 Annual Catalogue | kelly kent

I’ve suggested colours & page numbers – but this part is really up to you!

All my tabs sit on the right hand side of the catalogue, regardless of whether the section starts on this page or the even page number before it.

Click on the links below to download the printable pdf with Australian spelling.

Catalogue Tabs - Stampin' Up! 2017 Annual Catalogue | kelly kent

Catalogue Tabs - Stampin' Up! 2017 Annual Catalogue | kelly kent

Click on the links below to download the printable pdf with American spelling.

Catalogue Tabs - Stampin' Up! 2017 Annual Catalogue | kelly kent

Catalogue Tabs - Stampin' Up! 2017 Annual Catalogue | kelly kent

I hope you find these useful – and get a total kick out of a nicely labeled catalogue!  It certainly makes all those products easier to find!!!

If you’ve made it to the end of my post, you’ve done well!!!

Thanks so much for hopping with us.  Please continue the hop by seeing what the lovely Libby Dyson has made.

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Libby is one of the admins on our ESAD Facebook group – lots of thanks to her for all the effort she puts into provided a place for us to gather.

I love being part of this wonderful family I call Stampin’ Up!


Blog Hop Participants:

  1. Nicole Wilson
  2. Lou Kitzelman
  3. Kelly Kent – you are here
  4. Libby Dyson
  5. Rachael Lewsley
  6. Josie Dean
  7. Megan Lenske
  8. Cheryl Algie
  9. Leonie Schroder
  10. Kristel Rimmer
  11. Jenny Hayward
  12. Carly Middleton
  13. Rosalie Desmond
  14. Tanya Bell
  15. Renee Lynch
  16. Violette De La Croix
  17. Sharon Dalton
  18. Kim Oliver
  19. Peta Stephen
  20. Sandra Mastello
  21. Courtenay Heuston
  22. Monique Fielder
  23. Cathy Pinchbeck
  24. Richelle Fletcher
  25. Maree McIntosh
  26. Rebecca Jacovou

Technique Class – Embossed Stamping

Today’s class participants requested that they learn more techniques that they could apply to their card making at home.

We did a range of things including reflection stamping, ‘kissing’ and embossed stamping.

I’ll share them all eventually, but I’ll start with “embossed stamping”.

It’s a whole new way to get use from your embossing folders.

Instead of running them through the Big Shot, you use your ink pad to ink up the inside cover then close it with your cardstock instead.  Give it a good press and the embossing folder pattern is inked on your cardstock.

We used the Brick Wall folder – it looked great!

Jar of Love | kelly kent

I was so in love with this card, I made a few variations for other occasions.

Mother’s Day…

Jar of Love | kelly kent

Anniversary…

Jar of Love | kelly kent

Creating in multiples is a great way to build a card stash & make the most of the all the different papers and inks you have.

Which colour combination do you love the most?  I think the Mother’s Day blue & yellow stole my heart!


I always have so much fun at classes.  If you’re in the Bunbury area and would like to make cards, get in touch with me so we can lock in a date to create!

Product List

DSP De-Stash

I love a good DSP collection – but every nowtanagen (family joke … now & again as said by Miss Papercraft) it’s time to do a clear out.

So, Nanna Papercraft and I are passing on some of our much loved DSP designs to you.

See the grid below for available DSP and leave a comment if you’d like to rehome any of the designs.

All patterns are $3.50 per pack and contain a minimum of 12 sheets.  Some designs have multiple packs available.

I’ll keep the stock availability updated as best as I can.

Pick up in Bunbury for locals or postage is $2.50 for up to 4 packs  (more than 4 packs will need a postage quote).

Please note that Stampin’ Up! have very strict rules about selling their products across borders.

So, due to this, the DSP De-Stash is available to Australian Residents only.

Birthday Basics Designer Series Paper

Birthday Basics
6″ x 6″
4 available

Botanical Gardens Designer Series Paper

Botanical Gardens
6″ x 6″
2 available

Cottage Wall Designer Series Paper - Digital Download

Cottage Wall
6″ x 6″
1 available
1 SOLD

Season Of Style Designer Series Paper

Season Of Style
6″ x 6″
2 available

Modern Medley Designer Series Paper

Modern Medley
6″ x 6″
SOLD

Well Worn Designer Series Paper - Digital Download

Well Worn
6″ x 6″
2 available

Watercolor Wonder Designer Series Paper

Watercolor Wndr
6″ x 6″
4 available

Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper

Sweet Sorbet
6″ x 6″
3 available
1 SOLD

Bohemian
6″ x 6″
2 available

Sycamore Street
6″ x 6″
2 available

Fresh Prints Designer Series Paper Stack

Fresh Prints
4-1/2″ x 6-1/2″
2 available

Trim The Tree Designer Series Paper Stack

Trim the Tree
4-1/2″ x 6-1/2″
3 available

Love Blossoms Designer Series Paper Stack

Love Blossoms
6″ x 6″
3 available

Stacked With Love Designer Series Paper Stack

Stacked With Love
4-1/2″ x 6-1/2″
4 available

Venetian Romance
6″ x 6″
2 available

Twitterpated
6″ x 6″
3 available

Retro Fresh Designer Series Paper

Retro Fresh
6″ x 6″
3 available

Best Year Ever Designer Series Paper

Best Year Ever
6″ x 6″
2 available

Jolly Holiday Designer Series Paper - Digital Download

Jolly Holiday
6″ x 6″
1 available

Nordic Noel Designer Series Paper

Nordic Noel
6″ x 6″
1 available

Color Me Irresistible Specialty Designer Series Paper

Color Me Irresistible
6″ x 6″
2 available

Irresistibly Yours Specialty Designer Series Paper

Irresistibly Yours
6″ x 6″
2 available

Occasions 2017 – Paper Share

Every new catalogue is exciting for me because it means more paper!!!

The patterns in the new Occasions catalogue are soooooo pretty!

Check out this beautiful card I made using the Falling in Love DSP & Detailed Dragonflies Thinlits

Occasions 2017 - Falling in Love DSP. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.


Want to own {ALL} the new paper?

Then you don’t want to miss my paper share.

It’s the best way to build your paper collection and work out which DSP you love the most.  It’s not alway the ones you think it will be!!!

Just $36 for 96 sheets of beautiful paper!

Don’t live in the Bunbury area? Order a paper share with delivery to anywhere in Australia for $40.

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Request your paper share by completing this form:

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CASEing the Catty #107 Favourite Holiday Punch Bundle

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Hi there!  Thanks for joining me for the CASEing the Catty blog hop.

This week it’s all about our favourite Holiday Catalogue punch bundle.

Normally I struggle with ‘favourites’ – but this was a no brainer for me!

I have used the Cookie Cutter Christmas set more than anything else in the catalogue.

It is my favourite holiday catalogue punch bundle!!!

The image options are so versatile and super fun to use for the lighthearted Christmas approach!


It certainly came in super handy this week as I needed to create a Christmas Card gift set for an event prize.

The catalogue had three perfect inspiration options…

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Which I adapted to for a set of standard sized cards.

CASEing the Catty #107 - Favourite Holiday Punch Bundle. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.

CASEing the Catty #107 - Favourite Holiday Punch Bundle. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.

CASEing the Catty #107 - Favourite Holiday Punch Bundle. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.


I added a couple of gift tags made using the Cheerful Tags Thinlits…

CASEing the Catty #107 - Favourite Holiday Punch Bundle. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.

And packaged it all up in a full side ‘wide stamp case’.

I love stamp cases – they are great for storing lots of craft items, but they also make fabulous gift packaging!

CASEing the Catty #107 - Favourite Holiday Punch Bundle. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.

To transform from storage to packaging, you simply need to add a piece of DSP into the plastic sleeve on the outside of the case.

The measurements for the DSP for the wide case is 11-1/4″ x 7″, scoring 5″ from each short edge.

If you want to use the ‘standard’ (slim) case, the DSP measures 10-1/2″ x 7″ (still scored at 5″ from each short edge).


I’m very excited that the Cookie Cutter Christmas punch & stamp set are carrying over.  If you’d like to see the full list of retiring products, please click here.

Next stop for some punchy inspiration is the fabulously fancy Bronwyn Eastley.

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If you’d like to join us for the challenge, please click on the link below!

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